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Introduction Eye 100

Issue 100, Summer 2020


For this issue, eleven prominent designers have generously given up time to talk…

Liza Enebeis: Curious creative director

Issue 100, Summer 2020


‘Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the world feels more united. This may be a trigger in the future…

Action to the word

Issue 98, Spring 2019


Dutch Posters 1997–2017 (Lecturis, €41.00, $59, £45), the successor to Dutch…

Ring-bound to rule them all

Issue 90, Summer 2015


Manuals 2: Design & Identity Guidelines (Unit Editions, £75) follows Unit…

Good intentions writ large

Issue 53, Autumn 2004


The three alternatives recommended by the authors of Conscientious Objectives are…

Flexible geometry

Issue 1, Autumn 1990


How Studio Dumbar propelled the PTT into the present

Recent blog posts by Studio Dumbar

Graphic design live #1

26 October 2021

Beautiful Swiss Books; Martens in Shanghai; MagCulture Live on Thursday 4 November; Typoteka; Chaumont
Here is a selection of current and upcoming events that piqued the interest of our editorial team. Read the Eye Events page for more exhibitions, conferences, talks and workshops.

(Typographic) Noted #90

15 February 2019

The 65th annual Type Directors Club competition, Patrick Thomas’s revised Protest Stencil Toolkit, the Whitney’s ‘programmed’ typeface and Studio Dumbar’s variable type City in Motion posters
Here is a selection of type-related things – recently announced type winners, a revised edition of a type, a selection of variable type posters, and an exhibition that looks at works of art based on instructions.

Graphic days out

10 October 2018

The third edition of Torino Graphic Days, a ‘visual design festival’, shows the playful side of visual communication
In just two years, Torino Graphic Days (TGD) has developed into an ambitious and wide-ranging international ‘visual design festival’, writes Andrew Robertson.

Offset 2016: day three

29 April 2016

Studio Dumbar, Niall McInnery, Andy Ristaino, Úna Burke, McBess, Stephen Averill and Shaughn McGrath … and Seb Lester. Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar conclude their coverage of the Dublin Offset conference
By the Sunday morning at Offset 2016, more coffee is required, with several extra shots, but there is still a lot to look forward to, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

In and out of registration

5 September 2014

Be very afraid … a Deptford primary school houses a design summer camp for grown-ups with a difference
Back to school came early for the 50+ workshop attendees who ventured to a disused primary school in Deptford, South London, in August for the first-ever Registration Summer School, writes Anna Kealey.